Pandemics and Economics in History

Pandemics and Economics in History #1

“The Justinian Plague” Tax Policy and the End of the Roman Empire. Who benefits?

Pandemics and Economics in History #2

“The meaning of work, before and after the plague.” The Plague of Justinian changed the economy and the meaning of “labor” and “leisure.”

Pandemics and Economics in History #3

“Cities, Health, and Growth” Health costs of agriculture and civilization.

Pandemics and Economics in History #4

“Change Born in the Plague of Cyprian.” Paganism and Christianity underwent big changes during and following the “Plague of Cyprian,” beginning in 249 CE.

Pandemics and Economics in History #5

“Disease and Outsiders” From 14th Century Europe to the US today, hate crimes accompany the spread of disease, whether leprosy, plague, or Covid-19.

Pandemics and Economics in History #6

“Disease, Plots and Animosities.” Using disease and fear to foment violence…for at least 700 years.

Pandemics and Economics in History #7

Infection’s Legacies Remain — Parks and prominent architectural styles come to us from pandemic response.

Pandemics and Economics in History #8

Open Windows in Winter: Bug or Feature?

Pandemics and Economics in History #9

Amateur in Econ-Land: Is the Intersection with Race Near Here?”

Pandemics and Economics in History #10

The disease persists

Pandemics and Economics in History #11

Episode #11: Health, medicine, and politics in disease outbreaks

Pandemics and Economics in History #12

More on Yellow Fever in 18th Century Philadelphia

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